Wexford Digitisation Day

Wexford County Council Decade of Centenaries Plan 2022     Following on from the successful digitisation day held in Wexford library branch in December 2021, Wexford libraries are holding another day in Wexford Library, Mallin Street, Wexford on Friday, 29th April 2022.

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Decade of Centenaries – Department of Justice 2022 Programme

The Minister for Justice, Helen McEntee TD, has today launched the justice sector programme of commemorative events for 2022-2024 as part of the Decade of Centenaries Programme. The Minister said: “Over the past decade, we have collectively reflected on many of the formative events in the history of our State as part of the Decade…

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Dundalk Jail during the Civil War

Launch of ‘Dundalk Jail during the Civil War’ The launch of a short-film and accompanying booklet on ‘Dundalk Jail during the Civil War’ took place in Louth County Archives Service on 23rd March 2022 to commemorate the forthcoming centenary of the ‘Hole in the Wall’ escape that occurred in July 1922. It was launched by…

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Civil War in County Kildare

Civil War in County Kildare 1922-1923  Cogadh Cathartha i gContae Chill Dara 1922-1923 A poster of an illustrated timeline of the Civil War in Co. Kildare has been produced as part of Kildare County Council’s Decade of Commemorations programme to mark the 100th anniversary of its outbreak in June 1922. It details the main events…

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Landscapes of Revolution Archaeology Project; The Tipperary Old IRA Map

In late 2021 the Tipperary County Council Heritage Officer and the Landscapes of Revolution Project at Abarta Heritage were alerted to the existence of an early 20th century Ordnance Survey map that appeared to bear annotations from the Revolutionary period. These markings, in different coloured inks, include what seem to be trails and routes together with the…

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Border 1921-2021: A Centennial Calibration, Series of Readings

A century of partition has caused huge changes and left deep scars on both sides of the Irish border. Darach MacDonald’s new book-length poem, Border 1921-2021: A Centennial Calibration, counts the cost of division along the entire length of the frontier in a catalogue of atrocities, remembered vividly in close communities but often forgotten elsewhere.…

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Material Legacies: The Archaeology of the Irish Revolutionary Period

How archaeological approaches can contribute towards our understanding of this pivotal period in Irish history. About this event UCD School of Archaeology in association with Abarta Heritage and the Landscapes of Revolution Project are hosting a one-day FREE online public conference titled: “Material Legacies: The Archaeology of the Irish Revolutionary Period” Saturday 26 March from…

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Ireland 1922: Women in independence, partition and civil war

Ireland 1922: Women in independence, partition and civil war Tuesday, 1st February 1, 6-7PM Online/ Free, no booking required  Join The Royal Irish Academy on Brigid’s Day to commemorate the Women of 1922, in partnership with the Department of Foreign Affairs. From the handover of Dublin Castle, to the dawning of a new border across…

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